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IBM News
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A Nurse, a Firefighter, and Developers Take Top Award with Health Solution for First Responders: IBM and David Clark Cause Announce Call for Code 2019 Global Prize Winner
IBM News, October 12th, 2019
The winning solution, Prometeo, will be deployed through a companion IBM program that is dedicated to tackling some of society's most pressing challenges with IBM open source-powered technologies
IBM Ranked the Worldwide Market Share Leader in Artificial Intelligence for Third Consecutive Year
IBM News, October 9th, 2019
Software, hardware and services boosted IBM's AI revenue by 19%, with IBM capturing 9.2% share of overall AI market in 2018
New IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite Takes Aim at $50 Billion Market by Helping Clients Reduce Costs and Untangle the Complexities of Their Global Supply Chains
IBM News, October 8th, 2019
With IBM Sterling and Red Hat OpenShift, clients can build intelligent, self-correcting, Watson AI- and IBM Blockchain-powered supply chains and modernize existing supply chain applications
IT - CxO
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CIO Role: How To Lead Transformation
The Enterprisers Project, October 8th, 2019
In this video interview, Quikrete CIO Jay Ferro candidly discusses what it takes for today's CIO to play a transformational role in their organization
Winning The Security Fight: Tips For Organizations And CISOs
HelpNet Security, October 9th, 2019
For large organizations looking to build a robust cybersecurity strategy, failure to get the fundamentals in place practically guarantees a disaster
Why Business IT Transformation Requires A New CIO Mindset
CIO, October 8th, 2019
To accelerate and sustain transformation, CIOs need to change the way they approach technology, engineering and operations. And that means shifting the focus from projects to products
How To Create A Culture Of Creativity In IT
The Enterprisers Project, October 11th, 2019
From starting meetings with a joke to bi-monthly hackathons - learn new ways to infuse an innovative mindset in IT
The Top 10 Strategic Government Technology Trends CIOs Should Plan For
HelpNet Security, October 7th, 2019
The top 10 government technology trends for 2019-2020 that have the potential to optimize or transform public services have been identified by Gartner
IT - Storage
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Guide To Tiered Storage
Oracle News, October 10th, 2019
Tiered storage offers reduced data storage costs, higher efficiency and the ability to reuse older equipment
Storage-As-A-Service Comes Of Age
Storage Newsletter, October 11th, 2019
A research study from Evaluator Group guides users through the maze of approaches and issues they will encounter when evaluating storage as a service (STaaS)
IT - AI
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Breaking Silos And Curating Data For Impactful AI
InformationWeek, October 7th, 2019
AI requires both high-quality data and an infrastructure that ensures data is always available. Without that foundation, we'll never reach the future
Clear The Path To Continuous Intelligence With Machine Learning, Consultancy Urges
ZDNet, October 10th, 2019
Continuous Delivery for Machine Learning, or CD4ML, promotes 'a cross-functional team produces machine learning applications in small and safe increments.'
IT - Humor
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A Network? No! It's Just Sharing, Over Wires
ComputerWorld, October 11th, 2019
You can fool some of the technophobes some of the time ...
Wayback Wednesday: Twice As Nice
ComputerWorld, October 9th, 2019
But how long was this guy able to avoid computers?
IT - Technology
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Breaking Down The 10 Need-To-Know Emerging Technologies
ZDNet, October 10th, 2019
To keep up with the rapid innovation and disruption happening across all industries and stay ahead of their competition, CIOs and technology leaders should assess and effectively leverage emerging technologies for their net-new values
IT - Bitcoin
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Experts Weigh In On The Future Of Bitcoin And Blockchain
NEWSBTC, October 8th, 2019
Bitcoin is a revolutionary new technology that has taken the world by storm, and could not only disrupt modern financial systems
IT - Blockchain
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Gartner: Corporate Blockchain Won't Take Off For Another Decade
bitcoin.com, October 11th, 2019
For years, all sorts of companies have flooded the media with reports of using blockchain technology for everything from tracking vegetables to fake luxury handbags
Most Blockchain Applications Sunk In The 'Trough Of Disillusionment,' Gartner Says
CIODIVE, October 9th, 2019
In its 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Technologies, Gartner found most blockchain technologies remain stuck in an "experimentation mode."
IT - CRM
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7 Tips For Achieving SMB Growth With A Dynamic CRM
Business 2 Community, October 8th, 2019
When it comes to customer relationship management (CRM) strategy and technology - and the flexibility a good CRM tool can create - small businesses can really shine
Now Is The Time For Sales Organizations To Embrace AI
CRMBuyer, October 11th, 2019
Artificial intelligence is arguably the most disruptive technology to emerge over the last few decades
Is Your CRM Actually Worth Logging Into?
Business 2 Community, October 10th, 2019
A good customer relationship management (CRM) system is an essential tool for any business looking to ramp up its sales efforts. Underscoring the point, 91 percent of businesses with 10 or more employees report using a CRM
They Aren't Using CRM
Business 2 Community, October 12th, 2019
The first time a sales manager made this statement to me, in frustration, was about 20 years ago. Since then, it's become the common complaint I hear from managers
IT - ERP
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64% Of IT Decision Makers Have Reported A Breach In Their ERP Systems In The Past 24 Months
HelpNet Security, October 7th, 2019
ERP applications are 'critical' to business operations, according to the IDC survey of 430 IT decision makers
IT - HR
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HR Leaders Say Their Jobs Will Be 'Unrecognizable' In 10 Years
HR Dive, October 11th, 2019
Most senior HR and people leaders in a recent survey said they expect their role to be "unrecognizable" in a decade
IT - AR-VR
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Augmented Reality (AR) vs. Virtual Reality (VR): What's The Difference?
The Enterprisers Project, October 10th, 2019
Augmented reality and virtual reality are often confused - but they're more like technology cousins than twins. Let's explain both in plain terms and examine some AR and VR use cases
IT - PM
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Agile Project Management: 10 Mistakes To Avoid
The Enterprisers Project, October 9th, 2019
Think agile is all hype, or that it isn't right for you? One of these common roadblocks could be standing between your organization and the promised benefits of agile project management
IT - Operations
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Pushing Security From The Datacenter Out To The Edge
The Next Platform, October 9th, 2019
The edge - that area where the rapidly growing numbers of mobile, intelligent and connected devices live, running applications and generating mountains of data - is where a lot of the IT action is these days
Top Tips For Moving Workloads To Hyper-Converged Technology
SearchConvergedInfrastructure, October 9th, 2019
Take security and management seriously when migrating workloads to HCI. Closely evaluate supporting systems -- and the applications and hyper-converged system itself --- as well
IT - Security
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7 Considerations Before Adopting Security Standards
Dark Reading, October 8th, 2019
Here's what to think through as you prepare your organization for standards compliance
How To Develop And Implement A Network Security Plan
SearchNetworking, October 10th, 2019
When formulating a focused network security plan, you'll need to address specific questions about outbound traffic, user logins and government regulations
DNS-over-HTTPS Causes More Problems Than It Solves, Experts Say
ZDNet, October 6th, 2019
Several experts, companies, and national entities have voiced very convincing concerns about DoH and its features
How To Think Like A Hacker
Dark Reading, October 9th, 2019
In the arms race of computer security, it's never been more important to develop an adversarial mindset that can identify assumptions and determine if and how they can be violated
IT - Linux
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7 Steps To Securing Your Linux Server
opensouce.com, October 7th, 2019
This primer will introduce you to basic Linux server security. While it focuses on Debian/Ubuntu, you can apply everything presented here to other Linux distributions
Did Linux Kill Commercial Unix?
How-To Geek, October 10th, 2019
Sales of commercial Unix have fallen off a cliff. There has to be something behind this dramatic decline
IT - FOSS
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The Best Open Source Software Of 2019 (InfoWorld Bossies)
Infoworld, October 7th, 2019
InfoWorld recognizes the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, data analytics, and machine learning
What's The Future Of Free Software?
FOSS Force, October 7th, 2019
Is it time for the Free Software Foundation to consider some new directions for the free software movement in the post-Stallman era?
IT - DevOps
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DevOps and storage: APIs and flexibility Key
ComputerWeekly, October 10th, 2019
The details of back-end storage are irrelevant to DevOps engineers, but they need enough of it, when they want it, and the ability to manage it programmatically is key
IT - Cloud
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1 Top Cloud Security Threats
CSO Online, October 11th, 2019
More data and applications are moving to the cloud, which creates unique infosecurity challenges.
48% Of All Corporate Data Stored In Cloud
Storage Newsletter, October 11th, 2019
A study from Thales Group, with research from the Ponemon Institute, LLC, has exposed an increasing disparity between the rapid growth of data stored in the cloud and an organization's approach to cloud security
5 Google Cloud Tools You Should Know
SearchCloudComputing, October 11th, 2019
As one of the top cloud vendors, Google provides a wide range of tools and services for its customers. Review five newer Google Cloud offerings and understand the features each has to offer
How To Explain Multi-Cloud In Plain English
The Enterprisers Project, October 9th, 2019
What is multi-cloud? How does it differ from hybrid cloud? What are the use cases and security concerns? Here's how to discuss multi-cloud strategy in plain terms with anyone
IT - Networks
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Point To Point In The Datacenter With Andy Bechtolsheim
The Next Platform, October 10th, 2019
Most people in the IT community tend to their fields, making their living in their patches, but there are some who change the landscape, and still fewer who do it again and again
SD-WAN: What Is It And Why You'll Use It One Day
Networkworld, October 9th, 2019
Software-defined wide area networks, a software approach managing wide-area networks, offers ease of deployment, central manageability and reduced costs, and can improve connectivity to branch offices and the cloud
The Network Perimeter Is Dead. So Now What?
CSO Online, October 8th, 2019
Digital transformation is driving wholesale changes in the processes and interactions that power businesses and government organizations
IT - IoT
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7 Ways 5G Mobile Networks Will Change IoT Security, And How To Prepare
CSO Online, October 7th, 2019
Every internet of things security issue will be greatly magnified in a 5G environment. Address these seven areas before you deploy your own
Looking In Little Places For The Value In The Internet Of Things
ComputerWeekly, October 7th, 2019
Delivering business value from the promise of highly networked sensor devices is harder than it first appears - and lessons can be learned in unexpected places
IT - Careers
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2019's Highest-Paying IT Certifications Show Power Of The Cloud
CIODIVE, October 7th, 2019
Certified Google Cloud architects earn more than Amazon Web Services experts in the U.S. Microsoft Azure specialists trail close behind
The New Core Competencies IT Must Master
CIO, October 9th, 2019
The technical skills that earned you a seat at the table won't earn you a voice at the table. A new set of skills is essential for high-level IT success
IT - Compliance
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5 GDPR Pains That Won't Go Away
CIODIVE, October 8th, 2019
More than a year after it was enacted the General Data Protection Regulation is still causing headaches
Data Management Strategies Are Evolving - So Must Enterprises
ComputerWeekly, October 10th, 2019
A growing number of data-driven initiatives, alongside heightened demand for security in governance, data management and compliance, has led to the rise of a more holistic approach - integrated risk management
IT - BYOD
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Was 'Bring Your Own Computer' (BYOC / BYOPC) Ever Really A Thing?
Brian Madden, October 9th, 2019
BYOD arrived out of necessity, but BYO laptop was always trickier. Fortunately, supporting diverse endpoints (i.e., issuing corporate Macs) is easier now
IT - Big Data
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All Change: How Big Data Could Shake Up Cloud Strategies And Fuel Demand For Edge Environments
ComputerWeekly, October 8th, 2019
As enterprise data volumes continue to grow and grow, for cost and performance reasons, enterprises might find an all-in approach to public cloud may not be the way forward, according to several NetEvents panellists
Big Data And Its Role In The Waste And Recycling Industry
Oracle News, October 11th, 2019
The waste management industry in the United States is largely one that remains hidden in the dark
IT - Encryption
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Choosing Between an SSL/TLS VPN vs. IPsec VPN
SearchSecurity, October 10th, 2019
Infosec pros need to know the ins and outs of SSL/TLS VPNs vs. IPsec VPNs to better understand which product's features will fulfill the needs of their organization. Get help comparing here
IT - Java
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7 Experts - 7 Opinions: What Is The Highlight Of Java 13?
jaxenter, October 7th, 2019
Java 13 is here! In the first part of our interview series, we talk to some of the experts about all the pros and cons of Java
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